Blues Groove

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Blues Groove
Blues Groove.jpg
Studio album by Tiny Grimes with Coleman Hawkins
Released 1958
Recorded February 28, 1958
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 44:45
Label Prestige
PR 7138
Producer Bob Weinstock
Tiny Grimes chronology
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Coleman Hawkins chronology
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Blues Groove is an album by guitarist Tiny Grimes with saxophonist Coleman Hawkins recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[1] The album was subsequently rereleased under Hawkins leadership.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars and its review by Jim Todd states, "This music will appeal to fans of Grimes' vintage electric guitar and to those interested in an opportunity to hear Hawkins take an extended foray into the blues".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Tiny Grimes except where noted.

  1. "Marchin' Along" – 17:37
  2. "A Smooth One" (Benny Goodman) – 5:55
  3. "Blues Wail" – 6:45
  4. "April in Paris" (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) – 6:40
  5. "Soul Station" – 7:48



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 18, 2013
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review accessed March 18, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 97. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.